The Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AZ
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Christmas Story Lanterns

Create a magical Christmas lantern, inspired by the stories in the fun family concert Christmas with Pooh Bear and Friends. Illustrate your lantern with pictures from Winnie the Pooh or Wind in the Willows, then take it home to hang in your bedroom. Suitable for children age 3 and up. Sign up on the day.

Sun 11 Dec

Free / 020 7841 3600

Christmas With Pooh Bear And Friends

Enjoy songs and nonsense poems - and join in too! David Owen Norris and Amanda Pitt perform pieces from Winnie the Pooh, The Wind in the Willows and works by Edward Lear in this family-friendly concert. They are joined by Esme Patey-Ford who reads to us from A.A. Milne and Kenneth Grahame. From The Yonghy Bonghy Bo to The…

Sun 11 Dec

Clay Soup Bowls

Join artist Shelly Wain for a clay-based workshop inspired by our exhibition Feeding the 400. Create a soup bowl for the Foundling Hospital children, then design an emblem f

Sat 26 Nov

Free / 020 7841 3600

Feeding Rhe 400

Based on new research, this exhibition considers a fundamental yet little-examined aspect of life at the Foundling Hospital - food. Guest curator Jane Levi presents the multi-faceted impact that food and eating regimes had on children at the Hospital from 1740 to 1950. This fascinating story is explored through art…

Fri 28 Oct

£10.25 (£7.50) / 020 7841 3600

Sat 29 Oct

£10.25 (£7.50) / 020 7841 3600

Sun 30 Oct

£10.25 (£7.50) / 020 7841 3600

…and 60 more dates until 8 Jan 2017

Folk At The Foundling: The Breath And Julie Murphy

Join us for a double bill featuring The Breath who perform tracks from their album Carry Your Kin, and singer-songwriter Julie Murphy who performs songs from her new album Every Bird That Flies. The Breath interweaves Rioghnach Connolly's soul-cleansing vocals, with hypnotic accompaniment by former Cinematic Orchestra…

Fri 25 Nov

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Folk At The Foundling: The Rheingans Sisters

Fresh from their win at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, The Rheingans Sisters bring their beguiling compositions to the Foundling Museum. Critics have rapturously received The Rheingans Sisters latest album, Already Home, with its rich tapestry of fiddle and voice performed by two players of distinct style and reference. The…

Fri 28 Oct

A Foundling Christmas Dinner

Join us for a hands-on cookery workshop to discover the recipes, tastes and techniques of the past. Led by Jane Levi, curator of Feeding the 400, recreate the Christmas dishes consumed at the Foundling Hospital during its 200-year history, then sample the feast you've created over a glass of wine with fellow participants.

Thu 15 Dec

George Egg: The Mess

Cook and comedian George Egg hosts a food-centric cross between a comedy club and a really good school assembly. A mix of comedy, cookery demonstration, and TED-type lecture, prepare to leave intellectually and gastronomically sated. Special guests include writer and broadcaster Tim Hayward, comedian Harry Hill, chef Tim…

Thu 15 Dec

£15 / 020 7841 3600

Georgian Gingerbread

Join curator Jane Levi for a private tour of our exhibition *Feeding the 400 *to discover the food that Foundling Hospital children ate. Design your own Hospital-inspired biscuit cutter, then make gingerbread to take home and share with your family.

Fri 28 Oct

Free / 020 7841 3600

Part of Family Arts Festival.

Old Coram Assocation Carol Service

Former Foundling Hospital pupils are joined by the Museum's community choir for an annual carol service in our beautiful Picture Gallery.

Sat 10 Dec

Tastes Of Childhood

Do you remember the food you ate as a child? Curator of Feeding the 400, Jane Levi, chairs a discussion on the lasting impact of our childhood food experiences with food writer Claudia Roden, writer and columnist Bee Wilson, and professor of nursing Anne Marie Rafferty. Dr Jane Levi is a researcher, writer and consultant…

Fri 18 Nov

£5 / 020 7841 3600

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